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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Oct 21 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Amazing Scavenger…

Oct 21, 2017 - Jul 03, 2027
Turn New Orleans into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt… more

Backyard Grooves

Oct 21, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

Boo at the Zoo

Oct 21 - 28, 2017
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Boo at the Zoo Presented by Bryan… more

Bruno Mars: 24K Magic…

Oct 21 - 21, 2017
Join us for Grammy Award winner and world-renowned, multi-platinum selling… more

Dim Sum Brunch at…

Oct 21, 2017
Sister to Gulotta’s acclaimed MOPHO, Maypop located in downtown’s… more

Double Dose

Oct 21, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

East of the…

Oct 21, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will present East of the Mississippi:… more

East of the…

Oct 21, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will present East of the Mississippi:… more

Houmas House Presents…

Oct 21 - 31, 2017
For the month of October, there will be a 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm haunted tour.… more

Krewe of BOO! Parade…

Oct 21 - 21, 2017
This spooktacular Halloween event is unlike any other parade in the world and… more

Magazine St. Art…

Oct 21, 2017
Magazine St. Art Market is a unique way to experience the best of our local… more

Mahalia Jackson…

Oct 21 - 21, 2017
Join us at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for Ballet Hispanico! Led by… more

NOLA Cochon de Lait…

Oct 21 - 21, 2017
The First Annual NOLA Cochon de Lait Festival will take place on October 21,… more

NOLA Mac n Cheese…

Oct 21 - 21, 2017
Join us for the 1st Annual Mac N Cheese Fest. The inaugural Festival will… more

Oktoberfest NOLA

Oct 21 - 21, 2017
Cost $8 - children 12 and under free - tickets available at gate … more

Saenger Theatre…

Oct 21 - 28, 2017
Plan your escape to the new musical comedy getaway ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE!… more

The Fountain Lounge…

Oct 21 - Nov 18, 2017
Join us for Amanda Ducorbier at the Fountain Lounge in the Roosevelt Hotel.… more

The Historic New…

Oct 21 - 21, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for… more

The House of Groove

Oct 21, 2017
The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey… more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Oct 21 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

New Orleans Restaurants Offer Lent Specials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact:
Brustman Carrino Public Relations
nola@brustmancarrinopr.com
305.573.0658

While the season of Lent (Ash Wednesday through Easter Sunday) is about reflection, moderation and giving up indulgences, New Orleanians do not have to sacrifice good food to do so. NOLA's top restaurants and chefs are offering a variety of Lenten specials and easy-to-make home recipes, certain to make your Fridays meatless and your palate happy.

TRINITY
At Trinity, Executive Chef Michael Isolani is serving a selection of seafood dishes including Grilled Octopus & Chickpea Dip - pickled red onion, pepper oil and toast points; Seared Snapper with bok choy, satsuma butter, pecans and basil and Fruitti di Mare - squid ink farfalle with shrimp, lobster, mussels and snow peas. Trinity's variety of oyster dishes are also perfect for Lent and include Baked, Smoked, Fried, Raw and Broiled with cayenne aioli, panko breadcrumbs and flying fish roe. Trinity is located at 1117 Decatur Street in New Orleans' French Quarter. Reservations can be made at www.opentable.com. Telephone: (504) 325-5789; www.trinityrestaurantneworleans.com 


GRAND ISLE

Seafood haven Grand Isle's Executive Chef Ryan Haigler has created a bounty of meatless options. Appetizers include Creole Tuna Tartare with preserved lime crème fraiche; PEI Mussels in a saffron wine-chili broth, served with malt vinegar aioli and olive salad crostini; and Sardine Dip, served up in a jar with Steen's cane vinaigrette and hot sauce crisps. Entrees include Grilled Swordfish with roasted cauliflower mash and Abita Amber & oregano vinaigrette; Fisherman's Stew; and Chili Butter Baked Gulf Fish with a popcorn rice cake, braised Covey Rise greens and heirloom tomato sofrito. Grand Isle is located at 575 Convention Center Boulevard, on the Fulton Street promenade in New Orleans. Telephone: (504) 520-8530; www.grandislerestaurant.com.


ANNUNCIATION

Diners can enjoy modern Creole and southern cuisine at Annunciation. Executive Chef Jacob Cureton is offering both seafood delights and vegetarian options for those refraining from meat. Shareable starters include Crab Cakes with lemon and cress; Beets with pecans, goat cheese and orange. Large plates include Sweet Corn & Kale Risotto with jumbo lump crab and smoked tomato vinaigrette; Gulf Drum with sweet potatoes, sautéed kale and moutarde beurre blanc and Cureton's signature Seared Yellowfin Tuna with Creole fried black rice, sweet potato hot sauce and his secret Steel sauce. Annunciation is located at 1016 Annunciation Street in New Orleans. For reservations, please visit www.annunciationrestaurant.com or call (504) 568-0245.


COMPÈRE LAPIN
At Compère Lapin, guests can enjoy Chef Nina Compton's Caribbean-Italian-Louisianan cuisine with savory seafood specials certain to make diners forget about meat. Begin with signature Conch Croquettes with pickled pineapple tartar sauce. Other selections include Black Drum with beurre blanc, squash and caviar; Scialatielli with clams and chili; and a Caribbean Seafood Pepper Pot. Compère Lapin is located in The Old No.77 Hotel & Chandlery, 535 Tchoupitoulas Street in the Warehouse District. Telephone: (504) 599-2119; www.comperelapin.com

Download recipes and images at New Orleans Restaurant Lenten Dishes

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